PML-N’s Raja Zafar appointed as Leader of the House in Senate

ISLAMABAD:Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and senator Raja Zafarul Haq has been appointed as leader of the House in Senate on Monday.

After seeking advice from senior leaders of PML-N, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif elected Haq and issued a notification in this regard.

Haq will take charge of his office from next week.

The position fell vacant when former Law Minister and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Senator Farooq H Naek, who was appointed Leader of the Upper House by caretaker prime minister Mir Hazar Khan Khoso in his government, submitted his resignation last week when his party lost majority in the Parliament.